Our Menu

All our dishes are 100% vegan. All are gluten-free or can be ordered gluten-free unless otherwise specified. The few dishes on our menu that are gluten-free or contain allergens are prepared in a separate kitchen to avoid cross-contamination. Let the server know if you have any specific dietary restriction.

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Appetizers

Served with cilantro and sweet & sour tamarind sauces

Samosas (3 pieces)

Filled with Peas and Potatoes.

  • Traditional (with gluten)
  • Baked Organic Whole Wheat (with gluten)
  • Gluten-Free
Dalvada (3 pieces)

Mashed Lentil patties spiced with Onion, Garlic, Ginger and Green Chili. 

Aloo Tikki (3 pieces)

Peas and Potato Patties.

Mirch Pakora (3 pieces)

Chickpea dipped Banana Paper stuffed with Potatoes and Tamarind. 

Potato Vada

Mashed Potato seasoned with Cilantro, Green Chili and Lemon, dipped in Chickpea flour.

Vegetable Cutlets (3 pieces)

Mixed Vegetables and Potatoes.

Lilwa ni Kachori (3 pieces)

Flour shell stuffed with mashed and spiced Indian Pigeon Peas.

Mixed Basket (9 pieces)

Assorted mix of Samosas (gluten-free available), Aloo Tikki, Vegetable Cutlet, Mirch Pakora, Lilwa ni Kachori, Dalvada, Potato Vada.

Salads

Served with cashew or avocado dressing

Organic Salad

Spinach, Tomato, Baby Arugula, Spring Mix, Chickpeas, Alfalfa and Bean Sprouts, Raisins and Tofu. Add a side of Raw Indian Hummus (extra charge).

Kale Salad

Fresh Organic Kale, Sliced Seasonal Fruits, Sliced Almonds, Sunflower Seeds, Cranberries with Ginger and Himalayan Salt. Add a side of Raw Indian Hummus (extra charge).

Soups

A tasty, comforting immune system boost

Yellow Lentil

Made with Ginger, Garlic, Cumin, Tomato and Onion. Served with Basmati Rice. Substitute with Organic Brown Rice or Quinoa (extra charge).

Vegetable Sambar

Prepared with Carrots, Zucchini, Radish, Tomato, Eggplant and Curry Leaves. Served with Mini-Idli. Substitute with Organic Brown Rice or Quinoa (extra charge).

Rasam Soup

Hot and Sour Soup blended with Curry Leaves and Tomatoes. Served with Basmati Rice. Substitute with Organic Brown Rice or Quinoa (extra charge).

Rice & Grains

Hearty and satisfying

Organic Brown Rice

Seasoned with Cumin, Clove, Bay Leaves, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Garnished with Raisins. Great source of fiber! 

White Rice Biryani

Seasoned with Cumin, Clove, Bay Leaves, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Mixed with stir-fried Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots, Tomatoes.

Quinoa

With Sea Salt and Clove, garnished with Peas and Carrots. Healthy rice substitute.

Organic Brown Rice Biryani

Seasoned with Cumin, Clove, Bay Leaves, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Mixed with stir-fried Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots and Tomatoes. Great source of fiber! 

Quinoa Biryani

With Sea Salt, mixed with stir-fried Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots and Tomatoes. Healthy rice substitute. 

White Rice

Basmati Rice, seasoned with Clove, Bay Leaves, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Topped with Peas and Carrots. 

Saffron Rice

Basmati Rice, seasoned with Clove, Bay Leaves, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Saffron contains many cancer-fighting nutrients.

Lite Dishes

South Indian Specialties

Dosa

A thin golden crepe, served with Sambar and Coconut Chutney.

Medu Vada

Lentil Donut Fritters served with Sambar and Chutney.

Masala Dosa

A thin golden crepe stuffed with spiced Potato and Onion, served with Sambar and Coconut Chutney.

Idli

Oil-free, steam-cooked cakes served with Sambar and Chutney.

Uttapam

Lentil and Rice Pancake, served with Sambar and Coconut Chutney. Topped with combination of your choice of fresh garden vegetables: Cilantro, Onion, Bell Pepper, Carrot, Tomato, Green Peas, Thai Chili Pepper.

Entrees

With Basmati Rice (substitute: Organic Brown Rice, Quinoa)

Chana Masala

Sun-dried Chickpeas seasoned with Cumin and Fresh Onion, sauteed and topped with Tomato Gravy. A high-protein dish.

Baingan Bharta

Clay oven fresh roasted Eggplant, sauteed with Onion, Green Peas, Tomato, Ginger and Garlic, perfectly blended with assorted Indian spices. A very popular dish.

Palak Paneer

Fresh Organic Spinach and pan-seared vegan Cheese, seasoned with Cumin, Onion, Cinnamon, Cardamom, and Garam Masala spices. High in Iron.

Organic Tofu Tikka Masala

Sauteed Smoked Vegan Cheese, Bell Pepper and Diced Onion, topped with stir-fried Organic Tofu. Bell Peppers are a good source of vitamin C and B6, and good for your hair and skin. (with gluten)

Dal Bunzara

Fresh Moong Lentils, sautéed in Olive Oil with Cumin, Fresh Green Tomato and Onion. A popular Mom’s homemade Indian dish. Great source of protein and antioxidants.

Aloo Gobi

Fresh Cauliflower and Potato, sautéed in Olive Oil and Indian spices. Topped with a savory Tomato Gravy. High in antioxidants.

Bhindi Masala

Fresh Okra, blended with Onion and Tomato, seasoned with Indian spices. A great source of fiber and rich in minerals. A highly recommended vegetable dish.

Palak Dal

An exotic blend of Yellow Lentils and Fresh Organic Spinach, seasoned with Ginger and Garlic. High in Protein and Iron.

Malai Kofta

A Sweet Potato and Green Vegetable dumpling, topped with a delicious Cashew Gravy, garnished with Cardamom, Almond and Cashew. Most popular Arya Bhavan dish.

Paneer Makani

Organic Tofu sauteed in Olive Oil, seasoned with Indian Herbs and Spices, topped with a homemade Onion and Yellow Cashew Gravy, garnished with shredded Almonds.

Dal Makani

Black Lentils, pan cooked with Tomato, Ginger and Garlic. Good source of protein.

Pau Bhaji

Cauliflower, Eggplant, Potato, Onion, Garlic and Tomato. Garnished with Lemon, Onion and Cilantro.

Raw Dishes

Prepared below 118 degrees to preserve all nutrients

Indian Taco

Crunchy cabbage leaf stuffed with a mix of bell peppers, onions, Indian spices and other vegetables. Served with vegan sour cream. A delicious fusion dish by Chef Kirti.

Indian Hummus

Raw hummus flavored with Indian spices. Served with raw, gluten-free vegetable chips (made by us).

Raw Pizza

Raw crust of sunflower seeds, cauliflower and nuts, topped with homemade tomato sauce, jalapeño and mixed vegetables.

Breads

All made vegan

Tandoori Roti

Whole Wheat clay-oven baked round flat-bread. (with gluten)

Gluten-Free Bread
Naan

Unbleached clay-oven baked flat-bread topped with cilantro. Flavor choices: Plain, Garlic, Onion, or Coconut Butter. (with gluten)

Chapati

Whole Wheat hand-made soft bread. (with gluten)

Desserts

Naturally sweetened, with no refined sugars

Tiramisu

Our newest addition, already a fan favorite! Four-layer tiramisu cake: vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free…absolutely delicious and with an Indian twist, of course!  

Raw Organic Cake

Options: Vegan Cheese Cake, Mango, or Strawberry. No processed ingredients, no added sugar. (with gluten)

Chocolate Truffles

Cacao and Coconut balls naturally sweetened with Dates, with a secret Indian twist! Raw Dish. Cacao keeps the heart healthy!

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut and Almond balls naturally sweetened with Dates, with a secret Indian twist! Raw Dish.

Carrot Halva

Grated Carrots, Soy Milk and blend of healthy sweeteners.

Lemon Bar

Zesty, creamy dessert bar. Raw Dish.

Ice Cream

Soy-free. Raw. Flavors: Avocado, Chocolate-Mint, Mango, Strawberry. All with an Indian twist!

Drinks

Alcoholic & non-alcoholic options

Juices

Flavor: Mango

Smoothies

Flavors: Mango, Green, or Strawberry-Banana.

Mango Lassi

Indian vegan yogurt drink.

Coffee

With or without milk (almond or soy).

Hot Tea

Masala Ginger Chai tea with choice of Almond or Soy Milk.

Young Coconut Water
Bottled Water
Indian Lager Beers
  • Flying Horse (22 oz. bottle)
  • Taj Mahal (22 oz. bottle)
  • Maharaja (11 oz. bottle)
Wine
  • House Red (glass/bottle)
  • House White (glass/bottle)

BYOB Ok. $3/person corkage fee

Chef Kirti’s Ayurvedic Spice Mixes

Available for purchase at the restaurant

Masala Tea Mix

Indian spice mix to make Arya Bhavan’s Masala Ginger tea (makes about 35 cups)

Sambar Masala Mix

Spice mix for Sambar soups (5 oz. ca.)

Indian All Spice Mix

Sprinkle it on salads, fruit, vegetables, lentils, beans, hummus, vegan burgers, soups, and smoothies for added flavor! (5 oz. ca.)

Chana Malasa Mix

Spice mix for the Chana Masala dish (5 oz. ca.)

Pau Bhaji Mix

Spice mix for Arya Bhavan’s Pau Bhaji dish (5 oz. ca.)

Dine In Hours

Mon: 6:00 - 9:30pm

Tue: CLOSED

Wed-Fri: 5:00 - 9:30pm

Sat-Sun: 12:00 - 9:30pm

VEGAN BUFFET
Saturday Only | 12:00 - 6:00pm

After 6:00pm | a la carte menu

Delivery & Takeout Hours

Mon & Wed-Fri: 5:00 - 9:00pm

Tue: CLOSED

Sat-Sun: 12:00 - 9:00pm

DELIVERY AREA
North: Evanston & Skokie ($35 min. for Skokie)
West: Cicero Avenue ($20 min.)
South: Armitage Avenue ($20 min.)
East: Lake Michigan ($20 min.)

Established in 1998, Arya Bhavan is one of the top vegan and gluten-free restaurants in Chicago, also offering a growing selection of raw dishes.

Our menu has been designed for health-conscious Chicagoans who want to enjoy authentic Indian and fusion cuisine without having to sacrifice the desire (and need) for healthy vegan, gluten-free, and raw food.

Our dishes are made with healthy ingredients and feature a careful balance of necessary nutrients for mind/body wellness.

 

CONTACTS

2508 West Devon Avenue

Chicago, IL 60659

773.274.5800

aryabhavan@aol.com